6 Last Minute Labor Day Escapes

Ritz Carlton Naples

Labor Day is just around the corner, only three weeks away. Whether you are looking for an adventure, relaxation or fun with the family, find amazing deals at 6 of my favorite resorts from Arizona to Jamaica–the perfect Labor Day escapes. Who wants to go?

1. The Ritz-Carlton, Naples Naples, Florida

Deal: The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples is running a great Summer Beach Package with a 30% savings compared to normal summer rates. I was there in April for my honeymoon, and it is beyond incredible in every way!

  • The package starts at $229/night and includes:
  •  Overnight accommodations
  • $50 nightly dining credit toward lunch or dinner in Terrazza at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples (beach resort) or dinner in Lemonia at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples
  • Daily American breakfast for two
  • Use of two beach chairs and one umbrella at Vanderbilt Beach
  • Valet parking
  • Shuttle to-and-from the beach and golf resorts
  • In-room wireless internet access
  • Guests have full access to all amenities available at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples (beach resort).

ritz carlton new orleans

2. The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana

Deal: ‘Paris without the Jetlag’ package

Paris without the jet lag this summer in a city with a vibrant and rich culture at the iconic Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. La Nouvelle-Orléans more commonly known as New Orleans is a destination infused with cultural influences of the French from the cuisine, architecture, and art.  Located on the edge of the French Quarter in the 1908 Beaux Arts Maison Blanche building, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is a temptation of senses offering guests personalized experiences with the touch of it’s lively and unique surroundings (it’s an amazing location, and one of my favorite places to stay in New Orleans). Venture outside the hotel into the French Quarter to iconic New Orleans establishments such as Café du Monde and sip café au lait blended in New Orleans style while eating fresh beignets and feel transported to another world. ‘Paris without the Jetlag’ package includes:

  •      Deluxe room accommodations
  •      Two welcome cocktails from the Davenport Lounge
  •      Discounted Valet parking for $29/night
  •      Starting rate of $199 USD per night

Tanque Verde Ranch

3. Tanque Verde Ranch Tucson, Arizona

Deal: Kids Stay Free (What a DEAL!)

Tanque Verde Ranch is offering families a “Kids Stay Free” package that is perfect for last-minute Labor Day travel plans. This package allows families, friends and loved ones to take on glorious adventures, relaxation, authentic Southwestern cuisine and ultimate family time without breaking the bank. Tanque Verde Ranch’s all-inclusive rates offer deluxe lodging in expansive accommodations, three daily hearty meals, a supervised and fun-filled children’s program, horseback trail rides and lessons, fishing, guided hikes, mountain biking, nature programs and much more. Book a minimum of 3 nights and 2 children from ages 4 – 11 can stay for free. This package is available from May 15 – September 16, with rates starting as low as $550/night.

Teton Mountain Lodge

4. Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa  Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Deal: Wyoming on the Fly

Fall is legendary for fly-fishing in Jackson Hole. Whether a seasoned angler or a novice, you’ll be dazzled by the scenery as you float on the clear waters of the Snake River along the dramatic Tetons. Your seasoned guide will take you to their favorite honey holes where a native cutthroat trout is waiting for your caddis.

  • 3 Nights at Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa
  • Half Day Private Guided Fly Fishing for Two
  • Welcome Amenity Fly Box w/ Select Flies for Snake River Success
  •  Beer Sampler of Our Local Snake River Brew

Fern Tree Spa Half Moon Resort

5. Half Moon, A RockResort Montego Bay, Jamaica 

Deal: Natural Harmony Package

Half Moon offers luxury accommodations with a view, signature oceanside dinner at Seagrape Terrace, one 30-minute massage remedy and daily internet access in guest room with a starting rate of $189. Valid from September 1 – 30, 2015.

La Contessa Westin Lake Las Vegas

6. Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa Henderson, Nevada

Deal: “Escape to the Lake” Package

With rates starting at $109, this package includes overnight accommodations and daily American breakfast at Rick’s Cafe. Retreat from the neon lights of the Las Vegas “strip” to a lakeside paradise where guests can unwind with the sights and scents of northern Africa at the Moroccan-inspired Spa Moulay, discover what drives them on the newly restored Jack Nicklaus signatures golf course, or indulge at the Japanese cuisine at the signature restaurant, Marssa Steak & Sushi. Guests can begin their weekend retreat with an outdoor activity, such as kayaking across beautiful Lake Las Vegas and exploring the hidden coves. Experience the brand new Family Fun Zone on the patio at Rick’s Café, where guests can play fun games such as Ping Pong or giant chess. Relax in the Arabesque Lounge listening to soothing piano music while sipping on delicious cocktails, or join the beach party on Las Vegas’ only white sand beach and listen to live DJ music with a bonfire, s’mores and fun family games! Last, but not least, when the sun sets, but the evening is still warm, guests will have the opportunity to relax on a “floatie” in the amazing pool and watch a favorite family movie at the Dive-in Movies (how fun).